Fall 2021 Registration Now Open for the Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University are pleased to announce that registration for Fall 2021 courses is now open for the Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History. The online program for K–12 teachers affiliated with the Gilder Lehrman Institute offers a unique and affordable opportunity for educators to work with two dynamic and eminent institutions dedicated to lifelong learning and career preparedness. The Fall 2021 semester begins September 29, 2021, and… Read more

Summer 2021 Gilder Lehrman Institute Newsletter

The summer of 2021 saw GLI develop new programs and initiatives, improve and expand others, and continue to build on what has been fundamental to the Institute from its start: promoting the knowledge and understanding of American history through educational programs and resources. As we look ahead to the fall, we’re excited to share with you a few updates on our upcoming American history programming, events, book prizes, and more through our Summer 2021 Newsletter, available in full here.… Read more

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. to Present the 2021 National History Teacher of the Year Award on October 6

On Wednesday, October 6 at 8 p.m. ET, Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., will present the 2021 National History Teacher of the Year Award in a special virtual ceremony. In addition, we will hear from finalists, past winners, and students about the impact of this prestigious award, and will pay tribute to the important work of all teachers. A video showcasing the national winner’s extraordinary career, produced by HISTORY®, will be a highlight of the program. We welcome all teachers, students,… Read more

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the Gilder Lehrman Institute

National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15–October 15) celebrates the contributions made by Hispanic and Latino Americans to the history and culture of the United States. The Gilder Lehrman Institute offers the following programs and resources for classroom or home study and enjoyment: Hamilton Cast Read Along in Spanish For the first time in the history of Hamilton Cast Read Alongs—the GLI program that features Hamilton cast members reading award-winning children’s books followed by a… Read more

Nataliya Braginsky Named 2021 National History Teacher of the Year

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is delighted to announce that Nataliya Braginsky, a social studies teacher at Metropolitan Business Academy in New Haven, Connecticut, has been named the 2021 National History Teacher of the Year. Braginsky rose to the top of the most competitive nomination pool ever—parents, students, teachers, and administrators nationwide nominated a record 8,510 teachers for the History Teacher of the Year Award in 2021. Braginsky will be honored on Wednesday… Read more